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An article by FiercePharma
March 7, 2017 - The CDC is preparing a new avian influenza vaccine candidate after an analysis found that a mutated strain from the ongoing outbreak in China isn't vulnerable to existing vaccines.   Through a globally shared database, the CDC...
An article by FiercePharma
February 21, 2017 - One thing that Zika, malaria, West Nile fever and dengue have in common is that they’re all spread by mosquitoes, and now the NIH has launched a phase 1 trial to test a vaccine that aims to fight them all.   The candidate,...
An article by Reuters
February 15, 2017 -   U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to roll back government regulations at least 75 percent is causing anxiety for some pharmaceutical executives that a less robust Food and Drug Administration would make it harder to secure...
an article by the Washington Post
February 13, 2017 - They are called superspreaders, the minority of people who are responsible for infecting many others during epidemics of infectious diseases. Perhaps the most famous superspreader was Typhoid Mary, presumed to have infected 51...
by the Kaiser Family Foundation
February 9, 2017 - The Guardian: Ambitious Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to combat disease is about to be tested “Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s ambitious $3bn aim to ‘cure, prevent, and manage’ all disease in one generation is about to take shape in...
by the New York Times
February 8, 2017 - HOUSTON — It’s looking as if 2017 could become the year when the anti-vaccination movement gains ascendancy in the United States and we begin to see a reversal of several decades in steady public health gains. The first blow...
An article by FiercePharma
February 7, 2017 - Since Inovio became the first to test a Zika vaccine in humans, several government agencies and Big Pharmas have either entered the clinic or embarked on the quest. Despite the enormous effort, though, a vaccine for women of...
An article by FiercePharma
February 4, 2017 - As many experts wait anxiously to see how President Donald Trump might act on vaccines, a new survey documents strong support by Americans that the benefits of childhood immunizations outweigh any potential risks.   Pew Research...
by Medical Press
February 1, 2017 -   Using a statistical method initially developed by Google, a Yale School of Public Health-led research team has devised a novel way to better analyze the impact of vaccines. The research was published in the Proceedings of the...
Sudinfo.be
January 25, 2017 - Un nouveau vaccin quadrivalent contre la grippe saisonnière sera lancé sur le marché belge en vue de la saison hivernale prochaine. Après la société pharmaceutique GSK, Sanofi Pasteur a en effet décidé de développer des vaccins...
Un article de Le Monde
January 23, 2017 -   Brazzaville, 27 janvier 2017 – Étant donné les prévisions selon lesquelles des millions de personnes mourront de maladies non transmissibles (MNT) en Afrique d'ici à 2020, la Région africaine de l'Organisation mondiale de...
Un article de Le Monde
January 23, 2017 -   Selon une étude menée auprès des rescapés en Guinée, sept sur dix souffrent du « syndrome post-Ebola » et près d’un sur cinq de dépression.   L’épidémie d’Ebola en Afrique de l’Ouest, désormais terminée, a fait beaucoup de...
An article by FiercePharma
January 20, 2017 - Top drugmakers have joined with governments and nonprofits around the world to launch an alliance that’ll take a proactive approach to potential deadly outbreaks. Dubbed the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI...
OPS
January 13, 2017 - l documento revela que 3 de cada 4 personas con hepatitis C no sabe que la tiene y solo el 16% de los diagnosticados accedió al tratamiento en 2015. La OPS aboga por una respuesta organizada de los países para prevenir, detectar...
Article by News Medical Life Sciences
January 11, 2017 - Deregulation and inhibition of the immune system contributes to cancer development. Many therapeutic strategies aim to restimulate the immune system to recognize cancer cells and target them for destruction. Researchers from...
Un articulo de el País
January 11, 2017 - La manipulación genética promete crear una nueva vacuna contra la malaria. Investigadores de EE UU han cambiado tres genes al parásito que la provoca logrando una población de ejemplares debilitados. Infectaron con ellos a...
An article by FiercePharma
January 9, 2017 - Add PaxVax to the list of companies vying to roll out the first Chikungunya vaccine. The California biotech has licensed a clinical-stage candidate from the National Institutes of Health and aims to take that prospect to market...
An article by International Vaccine Institute
December 14, 2016 - Every year around the world, up to 4 million people are diagnosed with cholera, an acute diarrheal disease that’s usually spread through contaminated water in developing countries. In the long term, advances in water supply and...
Un articulo de la OMS
December 13, 2016 - 13 DE DICIEMBRE DE 2016 | GINEBRA - El Informe Mundial sobre el Paludismo 2016 de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS), los niños y las mujeres embarazadas en los países del África subsahariana tienen un mayor acceso a...
An article by DrexelNow
December 12, 2016 - Like it or not, social media has become a driving force in the way many people get information on health topics.   And Philip Massey, PhD, MPH, assistant professor in Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health, knows...

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